CALUMET - Grace Lukezich, 84, a resident of Calumet, passed away on Sunday June 16, 2013, at the Omega House in Houghton.
She was born on January 20, 1929, in Calumet, a daughter of the late Dominic and Flicia (Butala) Giachino. Grace graduated from Sacred Heart School with the class of 1946.
On October 17, 1953, she was married to Carl Lukezich and he preceded her in death on March 17, 2013.
Grace worked for Michigan Bell as a telephone operator. She enjoyed gardening and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandson.
Preceding her in death were her daughter Mary Jo Crawford and 2 brothers Francis and James Giachino.
Surviving are: son, Tom Lukezich of Gladstone; grandchildren, Betsy Crawford, Eric Lukezich and Megan Lukezich; great grandson, Easton Crawford; son-in-law, James Crawford of Calumet; sister, Betty (Ken) Fisher of Raymbaultown; brother, Joseph (Carol) Giachino of Bootjack.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday June 21, 2013 in St.Paul the Apostle Church in Calumet with Fr. Abraham Mupparathara to officiate. The family will receive friends at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. on Friday. Burial will be in the Lake View Cemetery in Calumet.
The Erickson Crowley Peterson Funeral Home in Calumet is assisting the family with arrangements.
Online condolences can be left for the family at ericksoncrowleypeterson.com.